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Joan and Margaret

Joan was referred to The Bureau for Community Navigation and befriending support. She was matched with befriender Margaret, and they have been in touch for the past few years. Joan had been generally coping well during the pandemic, with calls from Margaret and regular visits from her family whenever this was permitted. In February 2021, […]

The Bureau, Glossop’s Community Wellbeing Charity and Volunteer Centre has selected its next Chief Officer. Natalie Rhodes, currently the organisations Health and Wellbeing Manager, steps into the role from December from colleague Damien Greenhalgh, who has been the organisation’s Interim Chief Officer. With an extensive background in the probation service and community wellbeing, where she […]

“Having a team of proactive Social Prescribing Link Workers enables us to better support the health and wellbeing of our patients and make a tangible difference to peoples’ lives,” says Altrincham Healthcare Alliance Primary Care Network’s Clinical Director Dr Kate Jennings. “Thousands of wellbeing calls during the pandemic has provided emotional and practical support to […]